Meet the Contributors

We are the collaborators
from across the globe

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Melissa Dumitru 
HoneyBee Lifestyle Magazine

Vanessa Vajana - UK
Chronic Illness Life Coach

Jackie Rowe
Focus Coaching

Qualified Community Services Support Worker
Consultant Chronically Inspired AU
Mental Health Educator

Courageous Provocateur & Disability Advocate
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Invisible Illness Advocate
Chronic Pain Coach
Transformational Coach
Sea Loving Swimmer

Qualified Mindset Coach
Training Facilitator
Motivational Speaker
Beach Dweller

Melissa is a qualified Community Services Support Worker and Consultant in the Self Help and Support Group Sector.  She is also an Educator for the WA Recovery College Alliance.

She has been involved in non-profit and charities for over 12 years.  She was the Founder and CEO of PHNA a Network for people living with pulmonary hypertension, the progressive disease she lives with too. 


She is passionate about representing the voices of those living with chronic conditions and making them feel included and heard in a beautifully presented non clinical way. 


Apart from producing a magazine Melissa also runs a social support group called "The TasteBuds Club" and works with intellectually disabled young adults.

Vanessa helps you to live your life to it's fullest potential and to NOT be defined by your long term health condition(s). 

Vanessa will support you to understand yourself better; learn about your health, how to best manage this, and ultimately move forward so that you can achieve the life you dream of and deserve. 

Vanessa produces all her work in both English and Italian and is a bi-lingual coach. 

She has a long lived experience with chronic pain and is passionate about assisting others to live their absolute best life possible. 

She is an avid swimmer and loves the ocean.

Jackie is a University qualified Life Coach, Strengths Based Practitioner, Psych K Facilitator, and Women's Circle Facilitator.


With a background in Early Childhood Years, Families and Community, Jackie now works predominantly with women to empower and inspire.


Her vision is for all women to realise their amazing true potential, to speak their truth without fear, and live a life they love. 

Jackie is warm and approachable and passionate about empowering women in all aspects of their lives both personal and work. 


She is multi talented and experienced in several fields and can guide you on many levels both work and private. 

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Erica Huntzinger - USA

Lived Experience Carer
Public Relations Awareness Ambassador
Contributor for "The Mighty" online 

Marie Williams

Founder The Platform WA
Carer Advocate Intellectual Disabilities
Lived Experience Carer & Change Maker!

Jacqueline Du Grussa

Women's Recovery Community
Men's Recovery Community
And coming soon....the Recovery Collective

Erica is an Associate Producer on the I'm Aware That I'm Rare podcast for phaware global association.


She has spent the last decade raising awareness about pulmonary hypertension through public relations campaigns including PSA's for national television, legislative advocacy and the phaware podcast. Erica has an MPH in Health Policy and Management from UCLA.


Erica has a lived experience as a Carer and daughter to someone living with and dying from pulmonary hypertension.   


Erica also writes for The Mighty online newsletter. 

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If you are suffering from any trauma, addiction, disorders, mental health, depression, anxiety, disability and so on… then this is a community you can rely on.

Jacqueline de Grussa is a Sociologist, specialising in Trauma and Addiction currently consulting for an Indigenous organisation developing various new culturally specific recovery based projects.

Jacqui is also the Founder of Women’s Recovery Community and Men’s Recovery Community which offer 24/7 support for women and men in all forms of recovery in Western Australia, interstate and overseas.

She is developing a parent non-profit called The Recovery Collective as the success of WRC/MRC has yielded many collaborations with organisations such as Connect Groups, Women’s Health and Family Services, Head-space and several others.


Jacqui is the Chairperson for Narcotics Anonymous Public Information Committee and personally sponsors several women on their recovery journeys.  She is a mother to three children, documentary buff and passionate about all things that empower our most vulnerable on their recovery journeys.


Hayley Solich
Coming soon..

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Would you like to become a contributor of our publications? 

Please contact me to be considered. 

I look forward to connecting. 

Melissa Dumitru 

Would you like to become a sponsor of our publications? 

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I look forward to connecting. 

Melissa Dumitru 

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Please contact me to be considered. 

I look forward to connecting. 

Melissa Dumitru 

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